A recap of last night's Toronto/New York Rangers game.
|Things started out okay for the Toronto Maple Leafs last night, but then, the wheels fell off
John Tavares put the Leafs ahead 1-0 at 7:36 of the first period.
Unfortunately, the New York Rangers scored three unanswered goals to go ahead 3-1 at the end of the period.
Filip Chytil, Mika Zibanejad, and Chris Kreider were the goal scorers.
Auston Matthews gave the Leafs hope when he scored at 16:56 of the second period.
Unfortunately, Pavel Buchnevich scored at 17:30.
"The fourth goal was pretty defeating and devastating," said Leaf's head coach, Sheldon Keefe at the post game press conference.
The fourth goal was devastating. Toronto never really recovered after that.
Buchnevich finished the night with three points.
Matthews scored his second goal of the night at 16:32 of the third period.
Greg McKegg scored an empty netter at 19:03 to give the Rangers the 5-3 win.
Tavares had two points.
Leaf's goalie, Michael Hutchinson, stopped 30 shots last night.
Toronto hosts the Anaheim Ducks tomorrow night.